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Football Weekly Extra: Sunderland stun Manchester City

Manchester City's title hopes in tatters after they are held by Sunderland. Plus, Gareth Bale shines in the Copa del Rey final, and more David Stockdale miscellany<p>Today's <b>Football Weekly Extraaa</b> features the combined talents of <b>AC Jimbo</b>, <b>Barry Glendenning</b> and <b>Jacob Steinberg</b> as we get up to speed with …

Nike Opens First Football-Only Store in Brazil

Coinciding with this year’s World Cup, Nike has opened its first football-only store in Rio de<p>Coinciding with this year’s World Cup, Nike has opened its first football-only store in Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana district. Celebrating the sporting heavyweight’s heritage with Brazilian football, the …

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Football transfer rumours: Cheik Tioté to Manchester City?

Today's gossip crosses international boundaries and therefore recognises no bank holiday<p>The world's nicest football manager, Manuel Pellegrini, has failed to land a quadruple this season for Manchester City, but his bosses, perhaps mindful that it was Vincent Kompany who was giving it the big talk, …

Nintendo Pocket Football Club – review

This stripped-down take on a popular genre dispenses with team talks, press briefings and transfer battles<p>Football management Sims are typically hard, complicated and visually unappealing games, so of course, Nintendo's version is none of the above. It is a stripped-down title that has all the …

Football transfer rumours: Thomas Vermaelen to Chelsea?

Today's tittle-tattle got no chocolate eggs<p>So slim are today's Easter bank holiday transfer speculation pickings, that a club hit with a year-long transfer ban a little under three weeks ago leads the charge. Yep, Barcelona feature surprisingly prominently in today's quietly simmering gumbo of …

Football Weekly: José Mourinho fumes as Sunderland shock Chelsea

The Black Cats shock Chelsea as Liverpool go five points clear. Plus, Champions League semi-final previews<p>On your Easter Monday edition of <b>Football Weekly</b>, <b>AC Jimbo</b> has <b>Barry Glendenning</b>, <b>Simon Burnton</b>, <b>Paul MacInnes</b> and <b>James Horncastle</b> in the pod to look back on a stonking weekend in the Premier League.<p>…

Football transfer rumours: Arsenal to sign Benfica's Goncalo Guedes?

Today's whispers are not missing out<p>There used to be a time when The Mill suffered from #FOMO – that is, of course, the fear of missing out. The Mill's #FOMO was previously a casual inkling that it was sitting on the wrong side of a restaurant, and the more overbearing notion that if The Mill had …

David Moyes' 'Chosen One' Banner Set to End Up in Football Museum

David Moyes has been axed by Manchester United and now attention turns to the important questions—like what is going to happen to the "Chosen One" banner that adorned Old Trafford during the Scot's tenure?<p>Stretford End Flags made the design, and they kept it up even when, in the latter days of …

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David Moyes: football reacts to sacking of Manchester United boss

Roy Keane says some United players should be ashamed of themselves while Gary Lineker offers sympathy<p>Former footballers and celebrity fans have been reacting to Manchester United's dismissal of the manager David Moyes, after news of his removal at around 8am on Tuesday prompted millions to offer …

Why is it that in football the manager always gets the blame?

Readers answer other readers' questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific concepts<p>Why is the manager of a football team (David Moyes, for instance) blamed for their poor performance? He is not one of those on the pitch, trying to score the goals. Surely the …

Football transfer rumours: PSG's Adrien Rabiot to Chelsea?

Today's gossip is on the money<p>Oh to be 18 again. The recklessness of youth. The ripped jeans. The terrible hair. Buying T-shirts off the back of a van outside a gig for under half the price of the official merchandise. Watching the face of the landlord at your local drop when you order your first …

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